狼吞虎嚥、飢腸轆轆、大聲咀嚼…英文怎麼說?吃除了EAT,你還有更多選擇!

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英文描述吃東西有好幾種方法,有小口吃、快速解決得吃、狼吞虎嚥得吃、或是享受美食得吃。學會各種不同程度的用法,讓你表達能力更精確到位。一起和Engvid.com的講師James學學關於吃得各種用法吧!

EAT

1.nibble 一點一點地吃

2.graze  形容人這邊吃一點哪邊吃一點彷彿牛吃草的樣子。

3.bite 快速解決一餐,grab a bite to eat指隨便到外面找東西吃

4.munch 大聲咀嚼(發出聲音) 例句: I can hear you munching over here.

5.rumbling 飢腸轆轆

6.scarf 狼吞虎嚥,例句:  I was very hungry, so I made some soup and scarfed it down.

7.devour 狼吞虎嚥,與scarf不同的地方是,devour用在美味或較貴的食物上,因為好吃所以狼吞虎嚥的吃個精光。而scarf用在肚子餓或趕時間時衝忙得吃。

8.starving 飢餓的

EAT and DRINK

1.gulp吞嚥He gulped down a cup of tea

2.swallow 吞下He swallowed the pills with a cup of water.

3.spit吐出 例句: Spit your gum out before you come into the classroom.

動物有關的片語

1.eat like a bird 食量小,吃得少

2.pig out 大吃特吃

3.make a pig of yourself  吃得太多,使自己像豬一樣 例句:Sam is making a pig of himself and taking more than his share.

4.dog’s breakfast 想像小狗吃早餐,是否會一片混亂,dog’s breakfast比喻一團糟。

5.eat like a horse 大吃特吃

6.wolf down 狼吞虎嚥得吃

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